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From "Graeme Walker" <graeme.walk...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Retirement of mod_aspdotnet
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 12:25:25 GMT
Hi Bill,

Thanks for the update and puting the snapshots available. I'll try this
snapshot when I get home. I look forward to further news on the module.

Regards
Graeme W

On 8/8/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>
> Fair questions; for the -moment- (this will change, archive readers, read
> deeper into this list if not-found) - you will find the snapshots in time
> that previously were tagged for testing at;
>
> http://people.apache.org/~wrowe/aspdotnet_moving/
>
> There's a very clear notice that these are not releases.
>
> They belong in a new home - but the details are not quite worked out yet.
> The moment they are, there will be an announce for anxious readers on this
> forum.  I can only confirm that the software will find a new home, at this
> point, and the mechanics are in motion.
>
> Bill
>
>
> Graeme Walker wrote:
> > Hi Bill,
> >
> > Any news on the 2004 release of the mod_aspdotnet? Do you have an msi
> > build of it you could send me. I only have VS 2005 so I can't build it
> > from source myself.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Graeme
> >
> > On 7/26/06, *William A. Rowe, Jr.* <wrowe@rowe-clan.net
> > <mailto:wrowe@rowe-clan.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     Graeme Walker wrote:
> >     > Hi,
> >     >
> >     > I noticed that the mod_aspdotnet has been retired, does anyone
> >     have any
> >     > info as to why, or if the module is going to be developed as a
> core
> >     > Apache module. The last thing I want to do is return to IIS for
> >     ASP.NET <http://ASP.NET>
> >     > <http://ASP.NET> development :)
> >
> >     Simply stay tuned for 'what's next' - I should have news before the
> end
> >     of July for you, and will announce here.
> >
> >     In short, a number of developers and powerusers tested the potential
> >     build
> >     2004 release of mod_aspdotnet, but not enough httpd project
> >     committee folks
> >     were either willing or able to cast a vote to release the software.
> >
> >     The committee had determined months ago that if there was not enough
> >     oversight
> >     the httpd project would 'dump' the module.  The one released version
> >     will
> >     remain at archive.apache.org/dist/httpd/
> >     <http://archive.apache.org/dist/httpd/> (nothing ever truly
> >     'disappears' at
> >     the asf), but at this point, it doesn't appear that the foundation
> >     has the
> >     oversight necessary to support this sort of windows-specific module.
> >
> >     The biggest problem is that - normally - in the ASF we must have
> >     three of
> >     the committee members vote for a release to become an ASF release
> >     (plus more
> >     plusses than minuses, of course).  Normally - some of the code
> >     contributors
> >     would become committee members once they had distinguished
> >     themselves for
> >     consistency in offering patches, feedback to fellow users or even
> >     documentation
> >     contributions.  Since 'it just worked' none of our (valued!)
> >     contributors ever
> >     hit the threshold of 'sustained contributions'.
> >
> >     So it's likely to find a new home, and I have put off notifying
> >     users@httpd
> >     until I've identified an appropriate home and context for my ongoing
> >     work on
> >     this module.  As I say, keep your eyes peeled for a week.
> >
> >     Yours,
> >
> >     Bill
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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